BMJ's Coronavirus (COVID-19) playlist

BMJ's Coronavirus (COVID-19) playlist

BMJ Group

Bringing you a curated selection of podcasts relating to COVID-19 across The BMJ, our specialist journals and Best Practice. The purpose of these podcasts is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

Categories: Science & Medicine

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In this podcast, Rachael Moses, Multimedia Editor of Thorax BMJ, talks to Dr Ash Clift Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. The evidence surrounding COVID-19 has been conflicting and inconsistent. This podcast discusses the findings of this observational and Mendelian randomisation study using the UK Biobank cohort. The author discusses the findings with regards to the potential causal effect of cigarette smoking on the severity of COVID-19 infection and what this means for both the public and clinicians.

Related article: https://thorax.bmj.com/content/thoraxjnl/early/2021/09/12/thoraxjnl-2021-217080

Previous episodes

  • 104 - Cigarettes and COVID-19: clearing the smoke 
    Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 0h
  • 103 - Medicine’s Disability Blind Spot: Vaccine Roll-out, Privilege, and Access 
    Wed, 11 Aug 2021 - 0h
  • 102 - Immunogenicity of anti-SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines in patients with rheumatic diseases 
    Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 0h
  • 101 - COVID-19: Vaccine immunogenicity, interleukin-6 inhibitors, mucormycosis 
    Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 0h
  • 100 - Going Medieval: Historical Comparisons of Plague and Pandemic 
    Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 0h
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